Photographer: John Sherman
- Photography by: John Sherman
Tying a Fair Damsel
Becca Schlaff’s Tributes to the Colors of Fish
- Illustrations by: Becca Schlaff
by Seth Norman
Where Trout Sing
and other San Francisco Stories
By Art Dollosso
2012; Sonoma Small Press
available at www.adamsanglingbooks.com
178 pages; hardcover; $25
Singer-songwriter, snowboarder, actress
. . . and always an angler.
Pinning down musician Greta Gaines, whose new album—Lighthouse & the Love Impossible—came out in May, is no easy task.
The cinnamon sow flipped rocks with a laconic, long-clawed paw, moving slowly through her options like a teenage boy vaguely disappointed with the contents of the refrigerator. Her year-old cub wandered in her path, picking up leftovers.
conservation /// ted williams
Whatever are we to make of the “National Ocean Policy” process hatched by President Obama three years ago and finalized April 16, 2013?
- Photography by: David Skok
Bashful About Bright
How to catch bigger trout on sunny days.
Photographs by the author
practical&useful /// Dave Hughes
I once asked photographer and angling adventurer extraordinaire Brian O’Keefe what advice he would offer young people who were interested in working in the fly-fishing industry. “Don’t be the guide,” he advised.
- Photography by: Brian Grossenbacher
By Jeff Erickson
by Greg Vinci
by Michael Salomone
Washington is home to the magnificent Pacific steelhead and five species of salmon that have brought anglers to the Evergreen State for more than 100 years. All the famous anglers, from Roderick Haig-Brown to Steve Raymond to Enos Bradner, et al., have thrown lines here trying to raise those massive steelhead and salmon to flies.
Seven hundred lakes beckon anglers from the Washington Cascades Alpine Lakes Wilderness. Some of the best, like UpperWildcat Lake, can be accessed off of I-90 at Snoqualmie Pass, which is located just an hour east of Seattle.
- Photography by: Brian O'Keefe
All in a day’s work on Oregon’s Deschutes.
by Greg Thomas
photographs by the author
Don’t leave your pals behind.
Alaska is a grand playground,
especially when you share
your fishing with kids.
- Photography by: Greg Thomas
upfront notes /// greg thomas
I remember the first hint of disaster being just a little itch, like a fruit fly had landed on an arm hair and needed to be brushed aside. But this itch happened on my thigh, which was hanging unprotected, in the water, under a float tube.
New Bear Safety And Conflict Tactics.
Treadwell didn’t listen. You should.
by Tom Smith
Back in the day, things were simpler.
Bluefish invade the Northeast each spring without fanfare. They’re not tracked on message boards or rumor-milled in fly shops, like stripers. Bass freaks arrange their lives around the migration, but few people budget vacation time, rise at 4:00 AM and drive three hours just to check their favorite spots for bluefish.
G. Loomis Lite Presentation rods
Ice Out Bozeman
A gathering of fishing guides livin’ the dream.
- Illustrations by: Bob White